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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 45,450 people, 15,280 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $161,697, Farmington real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Farmington, accounting for 63.10% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Farmington include mobile homes or trailers ( 18.17%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.95%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.58%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Farmington are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.89% owning and 35.11% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Farmington built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Farmington built between 1940-1969 ( 29.35%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 14.98%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Farmington. Fully 13.84% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Farmington homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Farmington real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.
Homes have actually lost value in Farmington over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 12.79% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Farmington home appreciation rates at 1.16%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.72%.
Over the last year, Farmington appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Farmington's appreciation rate has been -5.02%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Farmington were at 1.16%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.72%.
Relative to New Mexico, our data show that Farmington's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in New Mexico.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Farmington differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Farmington - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Farmington real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$733,001 - $977,000||0.1|
|$489,001 - $733,000||2.4|
|$391,001 - $489,000||2.5|
|$293,001 - $391,000||8.0|
|$195,001 - $293,000||18.5|
|$98,001 - $195,000||43.8|
|$49,001 - $98,000||10.3|
|$0 - $49,000||13.8|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Farmington HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||15.0|
|1970 - 1999||54.9|
|1940 - 1969||29.4|
|1939 or Older||0.8|
|TYPE OF Farmington HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.6|
|SIZE OF Farmington HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.71|